Another plaque bears the 1820 quotation from Heinrich Heine: Das war ein Vorspiel nur, dort wo Man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt Man am Ende auch Menschen. (That was merely a prelude. Wherever they burn books, eventually they will burn people too.)
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A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
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